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Purple Belt Test Curriculum!

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Below you will find the qualifications and curriculum to be promoted to purple belt at Tai-Kai.  This can be printed and used a curriculum checklist:  

 

 

 

 

 

Self Defense: Demonstrate 10-15 Gracie Self Defense Moves / Demonstrate Guard work against punches:

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Takedowns: Demonstrate 10 Takedowns (Should include shots and throws) / Demonstrate Proper Guard Pulling to sweeps:

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Escapes: Demonstrate 5 Mount Escapes:

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Demonstrate 4 Side Escapes Plus at least 1 way to escape Modified Scarfhold (under armpit) and Reverse Scarfhold:

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Demonstrate 3 Downed Headlock Escapes:

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Demonstrate 2 Back Escapes:

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Demonstrate Submission Escapes from: RNC, Kimura, Armbar, Triangle Choke, Guillotine, Footlock, and Heelhook

 

Guard Passes: Demonstrate 5 Closed Guard Passes:

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Demonstrate 3 Half Guard Passes:

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Demonstrate 3 Butterfly Passes:

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Sweeps: Demonstrate 8-10 Closed Guard Sweeps (This should include multiple sweeps for when the opponent stands):

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Demonstrate 3-5 Half Guard Sweeps:

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Demonstrate 3-5 Butterfly Sweeps:

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Be prepared to Demonstrate Knowledge of one or more of the many specialty guards of your choice (Spider, Rubber, X, Single X, De La Riva, Reverse De La Riva, Berimbolo, Deep Half, Octopus, Etc.):

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Submissions: Guard: Triangle, Armbar, Omoplata, Telephone, Kimura, Palm Up/Palm Up Choke, Palm Up/Palm Down Choke, Guillotine, and demonstrate how to chain these together and/or set them up

Mount: Americana, Armbar, Triangle, Head and Arm (triangle), Palm Up/Palm Up choke, Palm Up/Palm Down Choke, Telephone and demonstrate how to chain these together

Side: Americana, Kimura, Armbar, Howdy Choke, Baseball Choke (Demonstrate these from Knee on Belly too)

Back: RNC, Armbar, Lapel Chokes, Bow and Arrow

Leg Locks: Straight (Achilles) Lock, Heel Hook, Knee Bar

The final phase of the test will be grappling for 45 minutes with all of your peers